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Approach to awarding and assessment for 2021-22

We were delighted to have seen thousands of learners celebrate their vocational qualification results in the summer of 2021, and progress to the next stage of their lives.

We are now looking ahead to the 2021-22 session and you can find a wealth of support and guidance on these pages. You are also still able to access archived information for 2020-21 in this hub as well.

Ofqual and the DfE have published the consultation outcomes on ‘Arrangements for the assessment and awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications: 2021 to 2022’ and we can provide you with the key information from the consultation outcomes as well as NCFE’s approach to awarding for 2021-22. We have published our blueprint for the year ahead and also delivered a webinar which you can view on the page linked below.

More detailed adaptation information is now available for most of our qualifications on QualHub. A limited number of qualifications are still being reviewed and you can find details on when to expect adaptations for these here.

Further support

We stand ready to support you and your staff this year, and our Customer Support team is available to answer any questions you may have about results and appeals – call us on 0191 239 8000 or email us at [email protected].

Media contact

For all media enquiries, please contact Lindsay Plumpton, Head of PR and Communications, with your request and she’ll get back to you as soon as possible. You can reach Lindsay at [email protected]

End-point assessment

Discover how we’re supporting customers digitally to keep end-point assessment on track.

V Certs

This page contains information on approved adaptations for our V Cert Technical Awards.